Human Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases have and will profoundly shape the destiny of humankind. This course is taught using Socratic dialogue and a Problem Based Learning (PBL) approach, emphasizing the study of epidemiology of infectious diseases, their ramifications, and human immune responses. It is intended for the student who has been successful in Microbiology and has the drive and maturity to discuss topics of historical and global significance. The topics addressed are usually reflective of recent and/or current (often ongoing) disease outbreaks.

Prerequisite: Microbiology and consent of instructor
Credit: ½ (biology)
Length: 1 semester.

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